sedimentation velocity


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sed·i·men·ta·tion ve·loc·i·ty

the rate of movement of a substance, typically a macromolecule, in centrifugation; these centrifugation studies provide data on the structure of the macromolecule.
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CONSEQUENCES OF MEASUREMENT UNCERTAINTY IN SEDIMENTATION VELOCITY
Estimates of sedimentation velocity for Quercus varied twofold, while those for Abies varied by a factor of 1.
2) for several important taxa (Picea, Pinus, Quercus, Betula, Alnus) owing to measurement uncertainties in sedimentation velocity [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 6 OMITTED].
Chamberlain and Chadwick (1972) observed that deposition velocity of Lycopodium spores to dry soil was similar to sedimentation velocity regardless of wind speed.